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More than 1.1 million international students in the US

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About 1.11 million international students are studying in the United States, according to the latest report from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program. The number includes students with both academic and vocation status.

International student enrollment at schools in the U.S. increased 5.5 percent in July, the report shows. State-wise, Arkansas and New Hampshire had the highest increase in international student growth compared to July 2015, at 20 and 19 percent respectively. The top five U.S. universities, based on the number of international students, are New York University, the University of Southern California, Northeastern University, Arizona State University, and Columbia University.

Asian students accounted for 77 percent of all international students in the U.S. European students accounted for 7.26 percent. The top 10 countries of origin for international students in the United States are China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Vietnam, Japan, Taiwan, Brazil, and Mexico.

Most international students in the U.S. chose to study in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The report found that 42 percent of all international students were following STEM courses, meaning roughly 467,000 individuals.

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